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Criminology

Birkbeck, University of London

12 months
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17700 GBP/year
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The MSc in Criminology at Birkbeck, University of London  offers a unique insight into cutting-edge criminological theory and current real-world phenomena related to crime and punishment.

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Overview

The MSc in Criminology at Birkbeck, University of London  is open to graduates of various social science disciplines, and provides a multidisciplinary platform from which to engage with the complexity of contemporary criminology and to understand and critically assess the political, economic, social and cultural forces that affect crime and its control.

The programme will appeal to you if you have a keen interest in crime and criminal behaviour and wish to better understand the key issues facing criminal justice today. Not only will you gain advanced knowledge and understanding of contemporary criminological theory, you will also have the opportunity to specialise by pursuing one of four pathways, and learn cutting-edge research methods to enable you to complete a substantial, original research project.

Careers and Employability

Graduates can pursue a career in law enforcement or corrections, policy analysis and policy making, in non-governmental organisations, international research institutions and think-tanks (eg UNODC), within various government departments and ministries, and in the media and criminal justice system more broadly.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Contemporary Criminological Theory
  • Gender, Sexuality and Criminal Justice
  • International Criminological Theory
  • Race, Crime and Justice
  • Masters Research Project (Department of Criminology)
  • Research Methods in Criminology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

You are strongly advised to apply now, to ensure there are still places on your chosen course and to give you time to complete the admissions process.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A second-class honours degree (2:2) or above in the humanities, social sciences or law.

  • Applications are reviewed on their individual merits and your professional qualifications and/or relevant work experience will be taken into consideration positively. We actively support and encourage applications from mature learners.

Tuition Fee

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    17700 GBP/year
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  • National

    11580 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 11580 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
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Funding

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